Director or Diverse Youth Programs


organization:Camp Fire Columbia
position summary:

Description: Develop, coordinate, and supervise all facets of Camp Fire’s outcomes-based, school-year programs serving diverse youth and families. Bi-lingual applicants encouraged to apply.

Salary / Pay Rate:This is an exempt, full-time position, and includes Camp Fire Columbia’s full package of salary and benefits, including medical and dental coverage.
Required Skills and Abilities:Essential Functions: • Supervise school-year Program Directors (currently 5) • Conduct site visits to support staff and assess the quality and safety of programs • In concert with Program Directors, develop and maintain relationships with schools and community-based agencies and partners • Ensure that programs meet the needs of youth, schools and the community • Support the cultural competence and responsiveness of program staff through ongoing mentoring, training and resourcing. • Support VP of Finance and VP of Operations in developing departmental budgets; support staff in the development of, and adherence to, program budgets • Support Evaluation staff in evaluating and tracking key outcome measures • Support VP of Operations in providing professional development and training opportunities for departmental staff • Coordinate training for School Year Program staff • Facilitate successful cross-departmental relationship with Communications Department to ensure effective marketing materials are developed for all school-year programs • Facilitate cross-departmental relationship with the Development Department to ensure successful grant writing/reporting, along with successful events that involve or benefit programs or program staff • Ensure that programs are meeting goals and objectives and that they align with Strategic Plan. • Ensure program adherence to risk management procedures • Support the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire; project a positive image of Camp Fire • Support the VP of Operations in ensuring the safety and quality of all Camp Fire school-year programs • Develop and monitor program budgets • Other duties as assigned Supervisory Responsibilities: Direct supervision for all Program Directors and Managers, indirect support for Volunteer Leaders and site-based staff
Qualifications:Minimum Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in related field • 5+ years experience with youth programs • Knowledge Youth Development field; specific knowledge of mentoring, service-learning, leadership, life-skills development, and outcomes evaluation • 4+ years supervisory experience • Knowledge of the Portland community • Experience working with culturally diverse youth and families Send cover letter, résumé and list of 3 professional references to: [email protected] Cover letter must include salary requirements. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Equal Opportunity Employer - Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer